Our first item is one of the most popular Christmas decorations – a sugar jar. Jars are very attractive when filled with traditional candies in red and white colors. As for the shape of the jar, you should decide what will fit best your holiday table.
It is amazing what one can find on flea markets. If you want to get the same look as from the image above, go around the markets and look for a vintage wooden crates that have kept their original paint. Once you find the perfect crate for you, fill it with fruits and place it on your table.
This is another gorgeous item that can easily be found at flea markets. Or maybe antique stores. The truth is that such kind of jars make great containers for holiday gifts. In this visual example, there is a little silver decorative ornament that is placed upon a foundation of Epsom salt representing snow.
Vintage wooden bread boards are a definite modern trend these days. It can be paired with homemade bread or cold cuts, the effect will be the same. In case you prefer placing bread, wrap it brown paper and tie it with butcher twine, add some greenery and place a tag.
Teacups can usually be found in forgotten sets, in attics, in basements, in yard sales and thrift stores. Wherever you find such kind of decorative cup, take it and wash it. This will make a great item with splendid look at the festive tablescape.
Wooden Totes and Caddies
A collection of small gifts can easily fit in a vintage wooden tote or caddy. A little bit of decorative works on the gifts will turn them into a real magical surprise for Christmas. Wrap them in paper and tuck each into a cubby.
Silver Champagne or Ice Bucket
Such kind of silver-plate piece can easily be found at yard sales for, let’s say 20$. Needless to say, fill the vessel with ice and place a bottle of refined champagne in it. Now, enjoy your Christmas!
This is actually a great idea for storing linen napkins, silver napkin rings or some kind of flatware. This ironstone china casserole dishes or soup tureens are fantastic items, for sure. They impress with their style and shape and fit really well in traditional or classic interiors and in some case with more modern ones. If you wonder such kind of decoration will fit your table, you should place it, step aside and observe the composition. If you like it, leave it this way.
They are many different styles and variations of vintage buckets. This is a fantastic example of how a metal vintage bucket can be used as a holder for greenery, particularly rosemary. A festive touch can be achieved when adding a red ribbon that wraps the bucket.
Do you love making presents? Why don’t you think of something different this year? Instead of giving the presents in a disposable paper box, place the gifts in a vintage wooden trinket box. Of course, it can be also used as a container for different kind of accessories, like the visual example shows us above.
They look old and they look gorgeous! This is an easy-to-find item for less that 1$. Place your homemade cookies inside a metal tin and should be sure that your guests will be impressed.
Gift cards are another modern trendy gift option nowadays. The interesting part here is that instead of buying card cases you can tuck the cards into a small vintage book of your choice. Another good application of the books is that they are just the perfect holder for cash gifts.
Going further in the depths of decoration ideas we find one impressive non-traditional use of chamber pots. Here you will find them used as homemade soap holders that make a splendid Christmas decorative item.
Wire File Baskets
You may not only place your favorite books in a vintage wire file basket but also find a place for your gifting books, tea towers and craft supplies.
Bundt Pans and Molds
What a great composition of spices, tea towels, kitchen essentials and wooden spoons. This copper pan turns out to be the place place for all the items in way that it breaks the rules of traditional decorations. Do you like it?